Great Britain 2001 5 pounds KM-1015
This specimen was lot 2316 in Goldberg sale 100 (Los Angeles, September 2017), where it sold for $1,821.25. The catalog description noted, "Great Britain. 5 Pounds, 2001. Elizabeth II. Reverse: Centennial of Queen Victoria. Choice Brilliant Proof." The catalog listing, specification and mintages reported below are complicated by the multiple formats of issue: copper-nickel (KM 1049), silver (KM 1049a), silver piedfort (KM P45) and gold (KM 1049b). We have noted here the mintages given in the SCWC altho they do not coincide with Seaby.
Recorded mintage: 851,491 + proofs in copper-nickel and silver plus 1,000 proofs in gold.
Specification: KM-1015: copper-nickel, 28.28 g, 38.6 mm diameter; KM-1015a: .925 fine silver; KM-1015b: 39.94 g, .917 fine gold.
Catalog reference: S.4554; KM-1015, 1015a, 1015b.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 11th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 98: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2017.
- Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.